It took five games for Royal Challengers Bangalore Women to finally win a match in the Women’s Premier League 2023. Smriti Mandhana-led side with one win from six games and with a better Net Run Rate than Gujarat Giants Women are currently standing in fourth place. They beat UP Warriorz by five wickets to bring in their first victory of the season, following a complete performance by Kanika Ahuja. On the other hand, UP Warriorz are in third place with two wins from five games.

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Batting first, UP Warriorz could score 135 runs following a brilliant bowling effort by Royal Challengers Bangalore. Grace Harris added 46 runs while Kiran Navgire and Deepti Sharma scored 22 runs for UP Warriorz but the RCB bowlers were on the money. They did not give any chance to the UP batters to settle down and kept providing breakthroughs. Ellyse Perry scalped three wickets for 16 runs as Sophie Devine and Asha Shobana took two wickets each.

The response saw a rocky start from Royal Challengers Bangalore batters. RCB lost two openers quickly but the middle order showed up. Heather Knight scored 24 runs while Kanika Ahuja starred with 46 runs. Richa Ghosh finished the match for the side with an unbeaten 31. Royal Challengers Bangalore won the match by five wickets with 12 balls remaining.

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WPL 2023: Points Table Update

Mumbai Indians Women5500010      3.325 801/86.5590/100.0
Delhi Capitals Women541008      1.887 800/86.5696/95.0
UP Warriorz Women523004    -0.196 777/92.5818.95.3
Royal Challengers Bangalore Women615002    -1.550 932/118.01011/107.0
Gujarat Giants Women514002    -3.207 646/100.0841/87.0

WPL 2023: Orange Cap Table Update

Meg Lanning continues to occupy the top of the Orange Cap table while Ellyse Perry comes to second place with 205 runs in six matches. She became the second batter to have scored more than 200 runs in the WPL 2023 so far after Lanning.

NameMatchesNot OutRunsHighest ScoreAverageStrike Rate100’s 50’s
Meg Lanning5122172      55.25 138.9902
Ellyse Perry6120567*      41.00 132.2502
Alyssa Healy5118696*      46.50 153.7102
Natalia Sciver-Brunt5318255*      91.00 142.1801
Harmanpreet Kaur5218065      90.00 178.2103

WPL 2023: Purple Cap Table Update

With one more wicket to her tally in the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sophie Ecclestone has moved up to third place in the Purple Cap table. She has nine wickets from five matches with a four-wicket haul. Mumbai Indians youngster Saika Ishaque leads the chart with 12 wickets.

NameMatchesOversMaidensRuns ConcededWicketsBBIAverageEconomy Rate5WI
Saika Ishaque518.11103124/11        8.58                   5.66 0
Hayley Matthews5170105103/19      10.50                   6.17 0
Sophie Ecclestone519.3012994/13      14.33                   6.61 0
Shikha Pandey519013083/2316.256.840
Amelia Kerr516.4112282/12      15.25                   7.32 0
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